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Author Pierce, Jessica, 1965- author.

Title The last walk : reflections on our pets at the end of their lives / Jessica Pierce.

Imprint Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    179.3 PIE    Available
Description 263 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1: Final odyssey -- 2: Into the open -- 3: Old -- 4: Pain -- 5: Animal hospice -- 6: Blue needle -- 7: Remains.
Summary Draws on both personal stories and research to present an in-depth exploration of the practical, medical, and moral issues that trouble pet owners confronted with the decline and death of their companion animals.
Subject Pets -- Death -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Death -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Euthanasia of animals.
Human-animal relationships.
Dogs -- Biography.
ISBN 9780226668468 (cloth : alkaline paper)
0226668460 (cloth : alkaline paper)

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